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Myalinella postcarbonica Girty 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 278147

Alternative combinations: Myalina postcarbonica, Mytilus postcarbonica, Mytilus postcarbonicus

Synonym: Myalinella newelli Hautmann et al. 2011 (taxon 174212)

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1927. Descriptions of new species of Carboniferous and Triassic fossils (from southeastern Idaho). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 152:411-446

Belongs to Myalinella according to R. Hofmann et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Myalina (Myalinella) cuneiformis, Myalinella acutirostris, Myalinella adunca, Myalinella meeki, Myalinella patriarchalis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 22.3